Monday, September 25, 2006

Does your web site pass the eye test?

Nomensa, has been looking at web accessibility guidelines put in place to make it easier for people with disabilities such as sight impairments to use the internet. This affects an online population of 10 million disabled people in the UK who, according to the Disability Rights Commission, have a collective spending power of £80bn.

AAccordingto Nomensa, reported in

"The study of the top 30 retail websites found that not one homepage achieves single-A compliance, which is the minimum requirement by law for making websites more accessible for disabled people in accordance with the globally recognised Web Content Accessibility Guidelines3 version 1.0."